RUINS – The chronicle of an HIV witch-hunt

Original Greek webpage: English translation by Dimitris Korizis, here.

The Gulabi Gang

Intravenal Sound Operations would like to thank Bryan Heitz for bringing this to our attention:

Diamanda Galás and the Mythic Image, by Michael Flanagan

When listening to Diamanda Galás in the past I have been struck by both the imagery she uses and that she evokes both audibly and visually.  For me she has struck on a number of iconic images, both from Greek cultural history and myth, which enrich and inform her work…

España Jodida por el Catolicismo / Spain fucked up by Catholicism

“I guess that people think that Spain has conquerd LGBT rights, but our current government, in collusion with the Roman Catholic church, is trying to demonize all that we – transexuals, gays and atheists – have conquerd in this country We don’t hurt anyone, but those who have the religious…

Genuine Thought is Inter(Medial)

An article by Julia Meier


Blog post on ESPERGESIA, performed in the Mausoleum of Emanuel Vigeland Museum (Oslo, Norway):

Estados Unidos y la crítica a su sistema a través del arte (Mexico)

Un artículo con artistas e intelectuales, comparte una breve historia de la obra de Diamanda Galas, con vídeo desde Das Fieberspital. View and read it here. An article featuring artists and intellects, shares a brief history of the work of Diamanda Galás, as well as video from Das Fieberspital. (Translation…

I just can’t die now – all interiors sing, by Allan Nilsson

I just can’t die now – all interiors sing: A few notes on the vocalism of Diamanda Galás and “Lonely Woman” by Coleman/Galás by Allan Nilsson Let me put the record straight — a goddess or a she-devil is encountered, not defined. My approach to an understanding of the vocalism…

Diamanda Galás: Defining the Space In-Between

A conference presentation by Julia Meier

Tensions Boil As Israeli Oil Riches Grow

Greek Cyproits and Israeli forces protect Greek Cyproit oil rights in Cyprus…

The Hour Will Come (blog review)

A thoughtful blog review of the royal festival hall performance.

An odd little tale, by David Walsh

David Walsh, founder of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart, Australia, shares a compelling story from Dark Mofo. View and read it here.

On music criticism

I love this, I wish critics would speak from their hearts.

Portrait of Diamanda

Portrait of Diamanda by longtime friend Eric Boudreau. (Painting completed in 2011).

RUINS, by Zoe Mavroudi, featuring music by Diamanda Galás

RUINS, by director Zoe Mavroudi, features THIS IS THE LAW OF THE PLAGUE by Diamanda Galás. Diamanda says: “This is the film that shows the treatment of suspected female HIV carriers in Greece. I performed PLAGUE MASS in Greece in the 90’s to 3,500 people, and vey few knew what…